During his lifetime:
In the War of the Grand Alliance (1688-1697), the French destroyed Graben, so that only the church, city hall and some buildings remained. The inhabitants of the village were forced into the forests and in the surrounding area. Peace, order and prosperity did not return until the middle of the 18th century.
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Hans Christopf birth 28 Feb 1675, Hans Christoph born on the 28 at 11:00 pm,
Parents: Hans Endris and Margaretha, baptized on the 2 March Godparents: Christopf Schumacher, occupation inkeeper of Gronen (crown)and his wife Anthoni Weick and his wife and Hans Adam Kemm and his wife
Pastor: The Pastor from 1674-1677 was Johann Oswald Crusius (Crusig) von Ravensburg. He recorded Christoph's birth.
Who is Anton Weick?
Anton or Antoni Weick was born 24 Aug 1647 to Hans Jacob Weick (1610-1671) and Barbara Pfeil (1612 - ). He was their second child. Antoni married Margaretha sometime before 1669 and they had four children. Antoni Weick died 5 Sep 1733 in Bruchsal, St. Damian and Hugo, Krlsrh., Badn and was buried the next day - 6 Sep 1733
Who is Christoph Schumacher?
Christoph Schumacher was born 1642 in Graben and lived until 1691. He married Margaretha Straub about 1670 and they had three children. Christoph's occupation was inkeeper of Gronen (crown) (the spellng may be Schumacher) Occupation at death: Gerichtsverwandter (see the end of this page for his death record) Christoph also had a son named Christoph 1675-1750 who married Anna Maria Barbara Horchheimer 1681-1738. They had six children. Christoph, a butcher, and his wife were the baptismal sponsors of Hans Andreas Endris Scholl's son George Scholl b 1678 children. That means two generations of Schumachers were godparents or baptismal sponsors to two generations of the same Scholl family.